Cricket

Proteas battling to save first Test as India set tall target

Actually winning it is no longer an option for SA in India

06 October 2019 - 00:00 By TELFORD VICE

Winning is no longer a serious option for SA in Visakhapatnam, and their chances of saving the first Test against India are as slim and brittle as a poppadom.

The outlook wasn't quite as bleak as that until halfway through what became the sixth over before stumps yesterday, when Ravindra Jadeja came around the wicket and sneaked a delivery under Dean Elgar's bat and onto his pad...

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